Weekend Getaways

Looking for the perfect weekend getaway? Whether you want to hit the beach for a long weekend or explore a new city, Travel + Leisure has travel tips, news, and information about the most exciting destinations for the best weekend getaways. Our weekend getaway ideas cover road trips, beach vacations, city breaks, and more from coast to coast.

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Where to Experience the History and Culture of Hilton Head Island

From Gullah culture dating back to the 1600s, to resort culture dating back to the 1960s, learn the history of Hilton Head Island at these sites.

Why Hilton Head Island Is the Perfect Weekend Trip From Savannah

Locals love Hilton Head Island getaways, but first-timers might not know how easy it is to add a visit to their Savannah vacation.

5 Hikes That Put the Natural Beauty of Hilton Head Island on Full Display

Hilton Head Island may be known for its gorgeous coastline, but there’s a reason the south is known as the land of the pines.

Why You Should Plan a Golf Trip to Hilton Head Island

Play on Harbour Town Golf Links, the same course as past champions like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, and the late Payne Stewart — or choose from more than 30 other local courses.

Pearl Diving, Desert Horseback Riding, and 7,000 Years of History in Ras Al Khaimah

This quiet emirate challenges the typical U.A.E. stereotypes, with deeply rooted heritage and rugged mountains, desert, and coastline.

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10 Best Weekend Getaways From Chicago (Video)

Waterfalls, wildlife, and lots of small-town charm await.